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My Class Projects #1: The Toolbox

12-15-2009 08:57 AM by naterajj | 8 comments »

This is the main project of the Cerritos Community College Introduction to Woodworking class I used Walnut for most of it and Maple for the bottom. I tried a couple of variations on the recommended plan, giving it feet and a swiveling handle thanks to wedged Birch dowels. I need to sand and assemble the tray, which also uses Walnut and Maple, fix the handle which was a bit too loose, and put plugs to cover the screws.

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The Holsworth Woodworks Family Blog #3: Check back for my latest completed project- Zebrawood Cabinet!

12-15-2009 08:11 AM by holsworthwoodworks | 2 comments »

Hey friends! Just wanted to update everyone and let you guys know that I will be visiting my daughter soon so that I can upload my new cabinet made from Zebrawood. I am not computer savvy hence why she is going to post it for me. I am VERY excited about this project and I have taken it to my local woodworkers club- Diable Woodworkers for show and tell. Can’t wait for everyone to see it! Thanks for reading and Happy Holidays!! Sincerely,Glenn Holsworth

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The Holsworth Woodworks Family Blog #2: Thanks to everyone!

12-15-2009 08:06 AM by holsworthwoodworks | 0 comments »

We just wanted to say thank you to everyone who warmly welcomed us to! Everyone on here is so nice and we really appriciate the comments and compliments on our projects. Kepp checking back for updates and I can’t want to keep looking at everyones beautiful and talented works of art! Thanks again! Sincerely,Glenn Holsworth and The Team at Holsworth Woodworks

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Sawstop PCS: Unbox and Review #1: Taking off the Covers...

12-15-2009 06:38 AM by Morton | 9 comments »

I am the proud owner of a new Sawstop Professional Cabinet Saw (PCS). I picked it up just a couple of days ago from Brentwood Machinery in NH and brought it into the shop. It comes with the rails, T-glide fence and extension table. I went with the 36” rails as I have a smaller shop and I use a festool TS55 to break down larger sheet goods. I also opted for the mobile base to move it around when/if I need to. I just started opening the packaging today and was not disappointed ...

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serpentine bow front desk #6: FINISHED!!!

12-15-2009 04:15 AM by teenagewoodworker | 25 comments »

Well my desk is finally finished. Its been finished for a a few months now but i just got around to taking the pictures. Hope you guys like it!!

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1000 Days....

12-15-2009 01:31 AM by Greg3G | 12 comments »

Wow….1000 days. I know I haven’t made many posts lately….life gets in the way sometimes. I desperately need more shop time. All I have manged to do lately is make it an unholy mess. I wish to thank those of you out there have taken the time to read my posts, send personal messages or just words of encouragement over the past 1000 days. I am truly humbled. I would have never imagined that this site would have done so well, much less that we would be associated with such...

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Trying my hand at turning.

12-14-2009 11:55 PM by SNSpencer | 7 comments »

OK, I got my mini lathe, tools and a bunch of pen turning supplies. Started turning this last weekend to pump out some pens for the people at the office. I laid out my selection of wood and acrylic blanks on my desk and everyone chose their favorite. Of course, no one in the office knows what I am doing with them. Lets see how it goes since I am using this round to start the learning curve.

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Chicago Lumberjocks Meetup/Woodworking Show December 2009 #7: The Wrap-up

12-14-2009 11:33 PM by kshipp | 5 comments »

Well, we made it through all three days of the Woodworking Show and had a great time. I think one of us even left without lightening his wallet at all so we are going to get him to a doctor quick. We did forget to take pictures except for the first day so if you want to see pictures of the booth set-up or the show you will have to look here. We had a good turnout of LumberJocks there including: Myself, Keith Shipp, blackcherry, Tim Pursell, RobertHorton, russv, Jim Ceriale, Patrick, and...

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We Have Moved....

12-14-2009 09:03 PM by Boards48 | 0 comments »

Our website has our new address. The sawmill in Towaco is now by appointment only. Keep up the wood working!!

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Router Trouble

12-14-2009 07:45 PM by Sivers | 15 comments »

So I was making good progress through my holiday gifts this weekend when my router refused to start. I checked everything over and didn’t see anything obvious. It was plugged in, breaker hadn’t tripped, tried a different outlet etc….The casing wasn’t hot and no smell of burnt motor (You know that smell) I have a Freud FT1700 about a year old. I had been using it 5 minutes beforehand and it had turned off in its normal manner and then it failed to turn on. No noises ...

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